2017 Provost’s Global Forum: Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 12

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Joel Barkan Memorial Lecture
Presentation by Gautam Yadama (dean and professor, Boston College School of Social Work)
Senate Chamber, Old Capitol Museum

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Display and demonstrations of cookstoves
Anne Cleary Walkway

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. - WorldCanvass: Women's Health and the Environment: Going Up in Smoke
Catered pre-show reception, 6:30-7:30

Voxman School of Music Recital Hall

Thursday, April 13

Keynote Presentation - NOTE CHANGE OF TIME AND LOCATION
Kirk Smith, professor of global & environmental health, University of California, Berkeley

10:00 – 12:45 p.m. - Panel I: Carbon, Climate Change and Biomass Use
Senate Chamber, Old Capitol Museum

2:15 - 3:15 - Keynote Presentation - NOTE NEW TIME AND LOCATION
Kirk Smith, professor of global & environmental health, University of California, Berkeley
Pappajohn Business Building, Room W151

2:15 – 5:00 p.m. -  Panel II: Global Health Effects of Emissions from Biofuels
Pappajohn Business Building, Room W151

7:30 p.m. Screening of film: "What the Health"
Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa Theater 

Friday, April 14

8:15 – 9:00 a.m. - Keynote Presentation - "Impacts of Land Use/Land Cover Change (LULCC) on Atmospheric CO2 and Climate"
Atul Jain, professor, department of atmospheric sciences, University of Illinois
Becker Communication Studies Building, Room #101

9:00 – 12:30 p.m. - Panel III: Policy and Fuel Use in Developing Countries
Becker Communication Studies Building, Room #101

12:30 – 12:45 p.m. - Concluding Comments
Becker Communication Studies Building, Room #101

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion: "Writing About Climate Change"
Becker Communication Studies Building, Room #101